Annual grower meetings to be held for Rice Farmers

Rice Commission will hold meetings on January 18 at two valley locations

The latest news on issues affecting California rice farmers will be presented during the upcoming Annual Grower Meetings held by the California Rice Commission (CRC), scheduled for January 18, 2018.

Those attending will receive an update on farm policy from Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group. Louie Brown of Kahn, Soares & Conway will discuss new developments at the State Capitol. Richard Neves of Gig 7 Crop Insurance Services will provide a crop insurance overview. Northern California Water Association President David Guy will review major water issues in our region. USA Rice CEO Betsy Ward will outline key issues facing the U.S. Rice Industry.

The morning session begins at 8:30 am at the Bonanza Inn Magnuson Grand Hotel in Yuba City, while the afternoon meeting will begin at 1:00 pm at Colusa Casino Resort Conference Center. Registration will be held thirty minutes prior to each meeting.

All members of the rice industry are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served and there will be raffle prizes at each meeting.

For more information about the CRC’s Annual Grower Meetings, please contact Jim
Morris at 916/387-2264 or jim.morris@calrice.org.■

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